Director of the Health Promotion and Protection Branch in the Ministry of Health and Wellness, Dr. Simone Spence, is calling on Jamaicans to peacefully resolve their conflicts.

Dr. Spence made the call during her International Day of Peace message.

Today is being recognised as Peace Day, with the ministry’s theme being ‘Actions for Peace’.

Dr. Spence is also urging Jamaicans who are distressed or involved in conflicts to make use of the state resources available to help them.

Dr. Simone Spence, Director of the Health Promotion and Protection Branch in the Ministry of Health and Wellness.

Dr. Spence is calling on Jamaicans to stand with the Ministry of Health in one minute of silence at midday as they reflect on the need for peace across the country.